In February of 2002, Gujarat, a state in western India, witnessed one of the deadliest instances of communal violence in India’s recent history. The violence, targeted towards the Muslim minority, was characterised by mass killings, rape, and arson, resulting in the death of more than 2000 people, mostly Muslims. On top of it, it precipitated […] The post Impunity And Injustice Still Hang Over The 2002 Gujarat Violence appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
In the last few years, a new word has been added to the political vocabulary – “Syrianization.” This new word means turning a country into a land without a government, in the common sense of a burned, lawless land, every part of which is under the control of an armed mafia-type group. Some of the […] The post Is Iran On The Threshold Of Another ‘Syrianization’? appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
After World War II, the world experienced enormous growth driven by rampant consumerism and the growth of faith in free enterprise. The fall of the Soviet-led communist bloc further strengthened faith in that Western-led system. But in recent years, there has been a backlash against globalisation from the Western world itself. The reason for the […] The post Has The West Turned On Globalisation Or Is It The Other Way Around? appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.